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Churchill Wild Great Ice Bear Adventure Dymond Lake Ecolodge

Two Churchill Wild guides speak calmly to a polar bear during a Great Ice Bear Adventure experience at Dymond Lake Ecolodge on the shores of Hudson Bay. All polar bear encounters are carefully managed to keep the guests safe and the bears wild. (Photo: Dax Justin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Dax Justin/Canadian Geographic
Photographer Dax Justin shares what it’s like to walk on the tundra with the apex predator on an Arctic safari with Churchill Wild
Mihell Nunavik expedition

Kim and Conor Mihell pose with The Royal Canadian Geographical Society flag during their summer 2018 expedition through Quebec's Nunavik region. (Photo: Conor Mihell)

Mihell Nunavik expedition
Recapping a Royal Canadian Geographical Society-funded canoe expedition into the windy wilderness of northern Quebec
Bathurst caribou, N.W.T., conservation, habitat, range plan

Caribou in the beleaguered Bathurst caribou herd traverse a rocky hillside in the central Northwest Territories. (Photo: GNWT/A. Gunn, ENR)

Photo: GNWT/A. Gunn, ENR
After years of planning, an innovative strategy to help a disappearing caribou population recover is nearly ready to roll out
Des caribous de la harde de caribous de Bathurst, fortement menacée, franchissent une colline rocheuse dans le centre des Territoires du Nord-Ouest.

Des caribous de la harde de caribous de Bathurst, fortement menacée, franchissent une colline rocheuse dans le centre des Territoires du Nord-Ouest. (Photo : GTNO/A. Gunn, ENR)

Photo : GTNO/A. Gunn, ENR
Après plusieurs années de planification, une stratégie innovatrice pour aider au rétablissement d’une harde de caribous menacée de disparition est presque prête pour le lancement.
Canadian Geographic November/December 2018 issue

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Dandora Landfill #3, Plastics Recycling, Nairobi, Kenya 2016. This photo will be presented in simultaneous exhibits at the Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada as part of the multimedia Anthropocene Project, created by photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier. (Photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto)

Photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
Filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier and photographer Edward Burtynsky discuss their groundbreaking new work, The Anthropocene Project

Trans-Canada Trail board chair Neil Yeates and Minister responsible for Parks Canada Catherine McKenna hold a Great Trail flag while Parks Canada CEO Daniel Watson (standing, right) and Michael Nadler, Parks Canada's vice president of external relations and visitor experience, look on. (Photo courtesy Parks Canada)

Photo courtesy Parks Canada
Network of connected trails that spans Canada from coast to coast to coast will receive cash over a four-year period
wetlands, toronto skyline, tommy thompson park

The Toronto skyline as seen from the shores of Tommy Thompson Park in Lake Ontario. (Photo: Jill Heinerth/Can Geo)

Photo: Jill Heinerth
The urban wilderness park’s wetland project sits atop a 10-hectare former waste disposal site in Lake Ontario and will be completed in 2019
Thousands of snow geese in flight

Snow geese on their annual fall migration. In recent years, numbers of the birds arriving in the Arctic each spring to breed have skyrocketed, creating a conundrum for biologists. (Photo: Christina McCallum/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Christina McCallum/Can Geo Photo Club
Inuit experts and Environment Canada scientists are working together to manage an explosion in snow goose populations
Snow geese in flight

Dans les dernières décennies, le nombre d’oies des neiges qui se reproduisent dans l’Arctique a explosé. (Photo: Christina McCallum/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Christina McCallum/Can Geo Photo Club
Des experts inuits et des scientifiques d’Environnement Canada collaborent pour gérer une explosion démographique de l’oie des neiges
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